How do you respond to fear that surrounds you and paralyzes your community? God repeatedly called Joshua to be strong and courageous. Then do you know who is immediately highlighted as exemplifying strength and courage? Rahab, a three strike candidate as a pagan, a woman, and a prostitute. See the remarkable faith Rahab demonstrated to overcome the fear that gripped her city and to escape its impending destruction.

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We are walking through the timeless truths of Scripture.  Use the lessons below to lead your home groups and families.  Just click the lesson below to download the Bible Lesson.

If you are going to follow God, He commands you to be strong and courageous. Thankfully, God always en-courages us so we may have courage. Learn from Joshua.

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Sam Manu

To follow Jesus is not accomplished by earning it, but by counting the cost, prioritizing Him above all else, and never looking back. Come and see how three persons responded to Jesus' call.

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Sam Manu

Is religion only a private affair?  Not if you believe in the Gospel of Jesus Christ.  Learn from John the Baptist as he models personal holiness and political courage.

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Sam Manu

Today, what will be the most powerful thing you will do?  Think of all the things you will do and can do.  James says the most powerful thing you can do today is this--pray!  Come and see why.

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Sam Manu

Is wealth a gift or a curse?  What happens when we seek the gift of wealth without the Giver of wealth? James describes the sudden, moral free-fall.

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Sam Manu

How do Kingdom people, Jesus People, act or relate to each other?  Jesus says if you want to know, you will have to not grow up, but grow down.

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Sam Manu

Humanity has been able to tame every animal on earth. However, James says there remains one beast no man or woman, in their own power, has been able to tame--the beast of the tongue!

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Sam Manu

A disease pandemic. Quarantine. Social distancing. Excluded from community. We are not the only ones who have experienced this. See how Jesus handled such fearful times.

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Sam Manu

Are we by nature, from birth morally good, neutral or sinful? How does one become good or righteous in relation to God?  Also, does not the wrath of God contradict the belief in a loving God?

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Sam Manu

The Gospel is a declaration of war!  Did you know that?  Study how Mark's opening verse was an immediate threat to all reigning powers and a danger to all followers of Jesus Christ.

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Sam Manu

What do you do when you get in trouble or become sick?  What do you do when you are happy?  James shares God's wisdom for each circumstance.

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Sam Manu

To what lengths would you go to get close to Jesus?  Would a sinful past, physical limitation, or public embarrassment hold you back?  If so, consider the tax collector Zacchaeus.

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Sam Manu

Why does evil exist?  Is evil learned and thus a social construct?  Does evil originate from organizations like the government, corporations, police, or 'the system'?  Discover the Bible's clear and devastating answer.

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Sam Manu

Teaching the Word of God is one of immense privilege and honor.  However, James gives a necessary warning.

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Sam Manu

How do you handle drastic life change, accompanied with loss of your good name even to the point of scandal and embarrassment?  Find out how Mary and Joseph did.

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Sam Manu

How serious are you about knowing the truth? How far would you go? How much would you risk losing? Join the inspiring journey of the Ethiopian Eunuch.

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Sam Manu

Can you simply add Christianity to your old life? Hear Jesus as he paints a couple of word pictures to describe the disaster of such a thought.

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Sam Manu

What's wrong with making promises?  Everything, James says, if you want to live a life of integrity where your word is your bond.

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Sam Manu

Jesus' life was defined by His prayer to the Father, 'Not my will, but yours be done'.  When you make plans, do you seek God's will be done or my will be done?

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Sam Manu

In our age of information overload and manipulation, is there a difference between wisdom and knowledge?

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Sam Manu

As the 'Light of the World', Jesus calls His followers to be the 'light of the world' for others. A lighthouse wonderfully describes a godly mother.

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Sam Manu

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